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2019 Canton Film Fest – Saturday

Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2019 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on April 26, 27, & 28.

We will be showing ALL SHORT FILMS this year.  You can come for FAMILY FRIENDLY short films, COMEDY short films,  DOCUMENTARY short films, ANIMATION, DRAMA or HORROR / SCI-FI.

Audiences will vote for their favorite films in each genre and cash prizes will be awarded.

Come on Friday night April 26th for a Preview of the festival.  All day saturday we’ll screen different genres of short films. Sunday night will feature the award winning short films from each block and a special jury prize of $1000 dollars.

Sponsored in part by:  

Details

FRIDAY – APRIL 26, 2019

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre [CPT] 605 Market Avenue, N
Canton, Ohio 44702

Tickets:      $30.00 All Festival Pass [Includes all screenings and events] $ 5.00 for per block
Admission by donation to Welcome Party

Time           Location     Event
06:30pm     CPT             Box Office & Doors Open

07:00pm     CPT             Welcome Announcements

Films Screened

08:50pm     CPT             Filmmaker Introductions

Preview of Saturday Films

9:00pm       CPT             Welcome Party in Main Lobby

SATURDAY – APRIL 27, 2019

Tickets:      $20.00 All Day Pass
$10.00 All Day Student Pass [Must have valid Student ID] $5.00 per block of films at Canton Palace Theatre
Admission by Donation for films shown at The Hub Art Factory

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre          The Hub Art Factory        Julliard / Third Space Art Gallery
605 Market Avenue, N            336 6th Street, NW          600 Market Avenue, N
Canton, Ohio 44702                Canton, OH 44702           Canton, Ohio 44702

Time           Location     Event
08:30am     CPT& Hub  Doors Open

09:00am     CPT             Family Friendly Block of Films

Hub            Screening of: Women of the Gulag

10:05am     Hub            Screening of: Open Spaces; Her Name Was; A Pale Horse Named Mexico

10:50am     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

11:00am     CPT            Family Friendly Block Trophy Awarded

11:05am     Hub             Screening of: The Fifth mode; People Talk; 2 Angels; Music for All

11:10am     3rd Space    1st Filmmaker Circle

11:30am     CPT            Animation Block of Films

12:05pm     Hub             Screening of: Alexander at the end of the World; Accept//More                                          Franca

01:00pm     3rd Space    2nd Filmmaker Circle

01:05pm     Hub             Screening of: It’s Just Sex; Heimlich ; Radio Voorwarts

01:20pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

01:30pm     CPT            Animation Trophy Awarded

02:00pm     CPT            Documentary Block of Films

02:05pm     Hub             Screening of: Women of the Gulag

03:00pm     3rd Space    3rd and final Filmmaker Circle

03:50pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

04:00pm     CPT            Documentary Trophy Awarded

04:30pm     CPT            Drama Block of Films

05:20pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

05:30pm     CPT            Drama Trophy Awarded

DINNER BREAK – Canton Palace Theatre Closed
Visit www.downtowncanton.com for a list of local restaurants

07:30pm     CPT            Doors Open

08:00pm     CPT            Comedy Block of Films

09:50pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

10:00pm     CPT            Comedy Trophy Awarded

10:15pm     CPT            Horror Block of Films

11:45pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

11:55pm     CPT            Horror Trophy Awarded

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Tickets:      $5.00 per block of films at Canton Palace Theatre

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre          The Hub Art Factory
605 Market Avenue, N            336 6th Street, NW
Canton, Ohio 44702                Canton, OH 44702

Time           Location     Event
10:00am     Hub             Filmmakers Brunch – Private Event, Invite Only

06:30pm     CPT            Box Office & Doors Open

07:00pm     CPT            Best of the Fest Films

08:50pm     CPT            Filmmaker Talkback and Voting by Jury

09:00pm     CPT            Best of Canton Film Fest 8 Trophy Awarded

2019 Canton Film Fest – Saturday

2022 Canton Film Fest – Saturday

Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2022 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on October 6, 7, and 8, 2022.

Sponsored in part by

Details

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022

Saturday, October 8, 2022

5:30pm        Doors Open
6:00pm        It Is Written Productions Presentation and Q & A

Moderator: Joy Raub, Director of Prevention Education and Programming at Walsh University
Q&A: Corine Tindell, Director, Writer, Joy Ellis, Talent Director, Rashaud Polk, Cinematographer, writer, Ebony Hill, Production manager, writer, Noushka Belizaire, writer and Amanda Jean Dukes, Production Assistant


Production Company Name: It Is Written
Our Purpose
:
We realize that people recreate in their lives the things they see on television, so we want to put out more visions of people reaching their greatest potential, so people can recreate that.
Team
:
Corine Tindell, Director, Writer,
Joy Ellis, Talent Director
Rashaud Polk, Cinematographer, writer
Ebony Hill, Production manager, writer
Noushka Belizaire, writer
Amanda Jean Dukes, Production Assistant”

7:00pm        Chase Crawford Talk Back on Film Distribution

Moderator: Mike Wendt, Cleveland Film Commission
Q&A: Chase Crawford, Independent Film Maker (in person)
Crawford was 20 years old in 2017 when he founded Four by Three, an independent film studio, using money from the severance package he was given after being laid off. The studio has since produced or distributed more than a dozen projects including documentaries, dramas and television episodes that are streamed by about 2 million people per year on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, ABC and Comcast, according to Crawford. Four by Three earned $194,000 in revenue in 2020 and $263,000 from January through October 2021.<

8:00pm        Movie: Terror Trips

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Movie Synopsis: Six friends start a business, providing guided tours to the shooting locations of the world’s most famous horror films, until they find the one spot where the horror is real.

9:30pm        Post Movie Q&A with Jeff Seemann, Director, and Writer of Terror Trips

Moderator: Mike Wendt, Cleveland Film Commission
Q&A: Jeff Seemann Director, and Writer (in person)
Jeff Seemann is a writer/director with a passion for the horror genre. In 2016, he made his directorial debut with a horror short, entitled Elly. That short film was shown in 33 film festivals, capturing 24 awards. In March of 2020, he directed On Location his first feature-length script, which will soon be followed by Final Cut, the feature-length adaptation of Elly.  He is the co-founder of LRB Productions LLC. Jeff is also a former Canton Film Fest winner for his short film Elly in 2017.

Admission: $25 for full festival pass, $10 for day pass (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday), free for students with valid ID.
2022 Canton Film Fest – Saturday

2022 Canton Film Fest – Thursday

Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2022 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on October 6, 7, and 8, 2022.

Sponsored in part by

Details

Thursday, October 6, 2022

6:30pm        Doors Open
7:00pm        Movie: Emily the Criminal

Movie Synopsis: Down on her luck and saddled with debt, Emily gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles, ultimately leading to deadly consequences. Rated: R

8:45pm        Post Movie Q & A

Moderator: Sean McArdle, filmmaker, and Reddit star
Q&A: Theo Rossi, actor, and Drew Sykes, Senior VP of Low Spark Entertainment via Zoom

Friday, October 7, 2022

Saturday, October 8, 2022

2022 Canton Film Fest – Thursday

2022 Canton Film Fest – Friday

Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2022 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on October 6, 7, and 8, 2022.

Sponsored in part by

Details

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022

6:30pm        Doors Open
7:00pm        Movie: My Friend Dahmer

Movie Synopsis:  Tells the story of a young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school. He later went on to become the American serial killer whose arrest in 1991 provoked criticism of local police and resulted in an upsurge of popular interest in serial murder and other crimes.

9:00pm        Post Movie Q & A

Moderator: Mike Wendt, Cleveland Film Commission
Q&A: with Jennifer Klide, Production Designer, (in person) and Marc Meyers, director, (via Zoom)

Saturday, October 8, 2022

2022 Canton Film Fest – Friday

2019 Canton Film Fest – Friday

Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2019 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on April 26, 27, & 28.

We will be showing ALL SHORT FILMS this year.  You can come for FAMILY FRIENDLY short films, COMEDY short films,  DOCUMENTARY short films, ANIMATION, DRAMA or HORROR / SCI-FI.

Audiences will vote for their favorite films in each genre and cash prizes will be awarded.

Come on Friday night April 26th for a Preview of the festival.  All day saturday we’ll screen different genres of short films. Sunday night will feature the award winning short films from each block and a special jury prize of $1000 dollars.

Sponsored in part by:  

Details

FRIDAY – APRIL 26, 2019

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre [CPT] 605 Market Avenue, N
Canton, Ohio 44702

Tickets:      $30.00 All Festival Pass [Includes all screenings and events] $ 5.00 for per block
Admission by donation to Welcome Party

Time           Location     Event
06:30pm     CPT             Box Office & Doors Open

07:00pm     CPT             Welcome Announcements

Films Screened

08:50pm     CPT             Filmmaker Introductions

Preview of Saturday Films

9:00pm       CPT             Welcome Party in Main Lobby

SATURDAY – APRIL 27, 2019

Tickets:      $20.00 All Day Pass
$10.00 All Day Student Pass [Must have valid Student ID] $5.00 per block of films at Canton Palace Theatre
Admission by Donation for films shown at The Hub Art Factory

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre          The Hub Art Factory        Julliard / Third Space Art Gallery
605 Market Avenue, N            336 6th Street, NW          600 Market Avenue, N
Canton, Ohio 44702                Canton, OH 44702           Canton, Ohio 44702

Time           Location     Event
08:30am     CPT& Hub  Doors Open

09:00am     CPT            Family Friendly Block of Films

Hub             Screening of: Women of the Gulag

10:05am     Hub             Screening of: Open Spaces; Her Name Was; A Pale Horse Named Mexico

10:50am     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

11:00am     CPT            Family Friendly Block Trophy Awarded

11:05am     Hub             Screening of: The Fifth mode; People Talk; 2 Angels; Music for All

11:10am     3rd Space    1st Filmmaker Circle

11:30am     CPT            Animation Block of Films

12:05pm     Hub             Screening of: Alexander at the end of the World; Accept//More                                          Franca

01:00pm     3rd Space    2nd Filmmaker Circle

01:05pm     Hub             Screening of: It’s Just Sex; Heimlich ; Radio Voorwarts

01:20pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

01:30pm     CPT            Animation Trophy Awarded

02:00pm     CPT            Documentary Block of Films

02:05pm     Hub             Screening of: Women of the Gulag

03:00pm     3rd Space    3rd and final Filmmaker Circle

03:50pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

04:00pm     CPT            Documentary Trophy Awarded

04:30pm     CPT            Drama Block of Films

05:20pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

05:30pm     CPT            Drama Trophy Awarded

DINNER BREAK – Canton Palace Theatre Closed
Visit www.downtowncanton.com for a list of local restaurants

07:30pm     CPT            Doors Open

08:00pm     CPT            Comedy Block of Films

09:50pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

10:00pm     CPT            Comedy Trophy Awarded

10:15pm     CPT            Horror Block of Films

11:45pm     CPT            Voting and Filmmaker Talkback

11:55pm     CPT            Horror Trophy Awarded

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Tickets:      $5.00 per block of films at Canton Palace Theatre

Events and Films Screened at:
Canton Palace Theatre          The Hub Art Factory
605 Market Avenue, N            336 6th Street, NW
Canton, Ohio 44702                Canton, OH 44702

Time           Location     Event
10:00am     Hub             Filmmakers Brunch – Private Event, Invite Only

06:30pm     CPT            Box Office & Doors Open

07:00pm     CPT            Best of the Fest Films

08:50pm     CPT            Filmmaker Talkback and Voting by Jury

09:00pm     CPT            Best of Canton Film Fest 8 Trophy Awarded

2019 Canton Film Fest – Friday

Silent Film Special: “The Cameraman”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special presentation of the silent film “The Cameraman” starring Buster Keaton, with special accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ.

Synopsis:

Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his desire.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
ADMISSION: $7, general admission
RATING: Not rated
RUN TIME: 1 hour 9 minutes

Silent Film Special: “The Cameraman”

First Friday Family Movie: “Where the Wild Things Are”

The Canton Palace Theatre presents a FREE family-friendly movie as part of the Canton First Friday celebration “Locally Literate”.

Synopsis:

Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 6:30pm
ADMISSION: Free, seating is first-come, first-served
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hr, 41 mins

First Friday Family Movie: “Where the Wild Things Are”

Sensory Cinema Holiday Movie: “The Polar Express”

Synopsis:

This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole.  During this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

PLEASE NOTE: The film will NOT be shown for December First Friday.  This showing is free, and tailored to attendees on the Autism spectrum or with sensory processing sensitivities and their families.  Sound levels will be lower, lights will remain on, and the offerings in the concession stand will be different than a standard movie showing.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7:00 PM
ADMISSION: FREE, general admission.
RATING: PG
RUN TIME: 1 hour 40 minutes

Also featuring:

Sensory Cinema Holiday Movie: “The Polar Express”

Holiday Movie: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Synopsis:

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG-13
RUN TIME: 1 hour 37 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Holiday Movie: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

Synopsis:

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Details

DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
ADMISSION: $5, general admission. Tickets available at the door.
RATING: PG-13
RUN TIME: 1 hour 37 minutes

Also featuring:

Holiday Movie: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

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